J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Doune Castle from the South-East 1834

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 53 Recto:
Doune Castle from the South-East 1834
D26359
Turner Bequest CCLXIX 53
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 113 x 190 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by John Ruskin ‘53’ top right and ‘340’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCLXIX 53’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Doune Castle is seen here from the south-east with the River Teith in the foreground. This is Turner’s second sketch of the castle in a sequence of views that he made from all points of the compass; see folio 52 verso (D263578) for further details and references.

Thomas Ardill
November 2010

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Doune Castle from the South-East 1834 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-doune-castle-from-the-south-east-r1136289, accessed 08 December 2019.